Total loan: $575

Patrick's Group

Teso, Busia County, Kenya / Agriculture

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A loan helped to purchase hybrid seeds and fertilizer to improve harvests of maize.

Patrick's Group's story

Pictured above is Patrick, often described as an extremely hardworking individual. He is 55 years old and has 10 children. As a group leader, he is representing his group of 9 farmers in Teso District, Kenya. Patrick is returning this season to work with One Acre Fund again as this means that he is able to get the best quality fertilizer and hybrid seeds, which is why he decided to join in the first place. Patrick says that he is happy to have made that decision because, since he first joined in 2018, he has been able to consistently feed his family, which has improved his day-to-day life significantly. Patrick will use the profits from this season to send his children to school. The group will use this loan to purchase seeds and fertilizer to plant a total of 7.25 acres.